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Brewed by Swannay Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Orkney, Swannay by Evie, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
creppyiceman (757) - POLAND - MAR 22, 2017
(bottle-aged for one year) Aroma:strawberry, milk chocolate,roasted malt,cherries. Appearance:black color,small yellowish head. Taste:semi-sweet,flavour of strawberry,caramel,milk chocolate,sweet chocolate finish. Palate:medium body,low carbonation, Overall:Strange one,very fruity and light.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Villyzzz (366) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Pours black with medium sized beige head. Aroma is cocoa and coffee. Taste has sweet cocoa, coffee and caramel. Pretty nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyldeturkey101 (146) - - DEC 15, 2016
the aroma is a sweet tart fruity flavour. the beer it self pours into a deep dark abyss, void of any kind of light, topped with a steady white head. the taste is that of some preserved winter fruits almost too rich for my taste but balanced enough that the strong flavour doesnt blow my head away. this beer is a rich delectable treat, definitely for the slow sipper and a most courteous friend on a cold winter night. i can see why it would be called a seafaring stout, itll warm your belly for certain.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThreeCats (886) - ISRAEL - DEC 9, 2016
Black with ruby highlights and a tan head. Aroma sweet, caramely, roasty, she chocolaty. Taste rich and full, roasty, chocolaty, coffee, caramel, toffee, dried prunes. Very nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simontomlinson (228) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Creamy beige head stayed well on a near black still body. Dark coffee & plum aroma. Thick & creamy on the palate, minimal carbonation, slides down the throat.... Dark fruits, plum, brown sugar, sweet black coffee, malty & hints of vanilla. Such an easy drinking beer. The alcohol is completely hidden - so dangerous - but fun!!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (3577) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2016
Shared bottle at kermis. Dark brown with tan head. Sweet malts, caramel, milk chocolate. Medium sweet and bitter. Soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (12498) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle shared. Near black with a ring beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, light roast, floral notes and toffee. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElDesmadre (3626) - Mikołw, POLAND - DEC 1, 2016
Bottle. Dark chocolate, cherries, figs, roast&coffee finish. Subtle acetaldehyde. Medium body, hidden alcohol. I miss more flavour depth but it was tasty nonetheless.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salwal (470) - GERMANY - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle poured into nosing glass poures pitch black with thick beige head. Nose is mainly malty, liquorice, slightly alcoholic good balenced. Taste is dryed fruits, plums, raisins. Finish is longnlasting sweetish malty fade out...

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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cokemonkey11 (773) - - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a medium tan foam with variation subsiding slowly, residing quite thick, and with some legs of foam. Scent is quite mild, with notes of whiskey cask, light berries. Taste is medium dense Porter yeast with some properties of molasses and a grassy, green aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium dry and quite viscous considering how smooth it is. Great beer.


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